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London: Natural History Museum Tour

1. London: Natural History Museum Tour

Trace the earth’s beginnings to the dawn of our species with a tour of London's Natural History Museum. Navigate a through a collection of 80 million specimens in a labyrinth of galleries. Be introduced to characters like Sophie the Stegosaurus and the skeleton of a Dodo along the way. Catch a glimpse of the rare Archaeopteryx which is the alleged missing link between dinosaurs and birds. Be mysteriously drawn to the Cursed Amethyst and stand awestruck by an enormous slice of a Giant Sequoia tree. Visit the casts of victims from the volcanic disaster at Pompeii and learn about civilizations that used human skulls as drinking glasses. Gain a deeper appreciation for the natural world all around you as you uncover natural wonders and marvels. 

From London: Windsor, Stonehenge & Bath Private Car Tour

2. From London: Windsor, Stonehenge & Bath Private Car Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel in central London and first travel to Windsor Castle. Visit the ancestral home of the British Royal family, which has served as a royal residence for more than 900 years. Marvel at the splendor of the State Apartments, the grandest apartments in England, where paintings by Van Dyck and Rubens hang from the walls and the ceilings are painted with elaborate, magnificent murals. Step inside St George’s Chapel, where HRH Prince Harry married Ms. Meghan Markle and the tombs of prominent previous monarchs are located, including Henry VIII and Charles I. Admire colorful display of typical British pageantry that takes place every morning at the Changing the Guard ceremony, where the handover of duties between guards to the Queen takes place. Continue the tour with a trip to Stonehenge. Step back 5,000 years in time to prehistoric Britain as your guide helps bring the history of this fascinating monument to life. Learn more about who built this ancient monument and the theories regarding its purpose. Explore the exhibition center, and discover 250 ancient objects on display. Finally, travel to the historic city of Bath, originally built as a place of well-being and relaxation by the Romans when they first arrived in Britain. Embark on a walking tour of the city and see buildings and landmarks where the ancient meets the contemporary world. Afterward, return to London.

London Private Family & Children British Museum Tour

3. London Private Family & Children British Museum Tour

Visiting the British Museum with a special children’s guide is a fantastic way to give kids a taste of this important museum. Visited by up to six million visitors per year, it is one of the largest and busiest, museums in the world and an important landmark in London. In addition to the vast collection, the museum’s special exhibition, displays and events are all designed to advance understanding of the collection and cultures they represent. Your tour guide will focus on tow to three exhibits to keep the kids from becoming overwhelmed and losing interest. Experiencing your visit of the British Museum as a family will be a fascinating and memorable moment. You will also be able to take advantage of the museum’s range of family-friendly activities throughout autumn and winter.

Beatles Tour of London by Black Taxi

4. Beatles Tour of London by Black Taxi

Roll up, roll up, and step this way as you're taken on a Beatles Tour of London. Experience the most comprehensive tour of Beatles sites in London on this taxi tour into the world of John, Paul, George and Ringo. You’ll get to trace the rise of the world’s first super group and learn all about Beatles history. You’ll have the chance to get out of the Black Taxi on several occasions, take pictures and see the sites up close. With the locations scattered across central London this small group taxi tour is the best way to see places such as Chelsea, Mayfair, Marylebone, St. Johns Wood and Soho – the heartlands of the Beatles in the 1960's. You will see over 30 Beatles related sites including the home of John, Paul and Ringo, the studios where they recorded many of their famous tracks, some of the famous locations they played live gigs, including the famous rooftop concert. You will also visit sites featured in album covers, photo shoots, film locations from Help!,  A Hard Days Night and much more. During the tour you'll hear Beatles tracks as you're taken through the London of the Fab Four and be transported  to a time when the boys from Liverpool ruled the world of music.

London Half-Day Private Chauffeur Driven Tour

5. London Half-Day Private Chauffeur Driven Tour

Discover London in complete privacy and luxury on a private, chauffeur-driven tour of the city center, and see some of the city’s top attractions away from the hustle and bustle of organized group tours. If you are looking for a unique way to discover London, this private tour is the perfect choice! Your chauffeur will take you on an intimate journey, guided by a professional guide who will provide you with personal attention and courtesy throughout your urban adventure. Take the family to some of the best-known and historic sites of London, such as the imposing Tower of London where the Crown Jewels are kept. Pass one of the official residences of Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Drive through Trafalgar Square and see Nelson’s Column, the National Gallery, and National Portrait Gallery. Pass Westminster Abbey, also known as the Houses of Parliament. Relax in the comfort of your private car, and discover some places that other tourists never get to see!

London: Private Walking Sightseeing Tour

6. London: Private Walking Sightseeing Tour

Enjoy an intimate introduction to England's capital on a private sightseeing tour of Central London, and see some of the city's most iconic sights. Your private guide will collect you from the lobby of your hotel at 10:00. Discuss the flexible itinerary before you set off. Go to Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the Royal Family. See the balcony where Prince William kissed his new wife Catherine in 2011. Watch the Queen’s Foot Guard march to a military band at the Changing of the Guards ceremony. Marvel at the eye-catching outfits and bearskin hats. Continue to Westminster Abbey, final resting place of kings, queens, poets and statesmen. Admire architectural details of the former Benedictine monastery, including the stone cloisters, Chapter House and Strong Room. Take in the Clock Tower, home to Big Ben, and the marvelous Gothic edifice of the Houses of Parliament. Then, walk up Whitehall, past Banqueting House and No. 10 Downing Street, to arrive at Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery.

London: The Changing of the Guard Private Family Tour

7. London: The Changing of the Guard Private Family Tour

Meet with your guide who will escort you to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. This historic ceremony is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. See how the soldiers in place are “relieved” of their position in a very particular way while accompanied by a military fanfare. Learn about how the soldiers have protected the King or Queen of England since the reign of Henry VII, who established the Royal Body Guard as a permanent institution. This tradition has continued for more than 500 years. All of the guards are dressed in a traditional red tunic and an easily recognizable bearskin helmet. The music that accompanies the changing of the guard can be either military or more contemporary.

London: Hampton Court Private Guided Tour

8. London: Hampton Court Private Guided Tour

Discover one of the oldest royal palaces in London on a half-day guided tour of Hampton Court Palace, transferring from Waterloo Station to the magnificent Tudor castle in the southwest suburbs. Developed by Cardinal Wolsey, and later Henry VIII, Hamton Court stands next to a baroque palace that was built by William III and Mary II. By the time of his death in 1547, Henry VIII had over 60 houses, but in the latter part of his reign none were more important to him than Hampton Court Palace. Visit the King’s apartments as one of his courtiers, wearing a Tudor cloak and sneaking down to the vast kitchens where banquets were prepared for as many as 1,000 guests. Discover the “Young Henry” in an exhibition dedicated to his relationship with his first Queen, Katherine of Aragon. See the splendid apartments of William and Mary from the late 17th century, and enjoy the same spectacular views of the gardens. Then, explore the 60 acres of palace gardens that run down to the River Thames. See sparkling fountains and seasonal displays of thousands of flowering bulbs. Visit the New Cumberland Art Gallery and discover the Royal collection, including works from Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Holbein, Van Dyck, and Canaletto.

London Private Welcome Tour with a Local Guide

9. London Private Welcome Tour with a Local Guide

Explore London with a friendly local who is passionate about the city and eager to share all the information that will help you make the most of your trip. Get to know London through the eyes of a Lokafyer on a 2 to 6-hour private tour. Meet your guide at your accommodation and head out on the tour to get familiar with the neighborhood. Learn about the best places to eat and buy groceries, the easiest ways to get around and the top things to see and do. During the walking tour there will be the option of taking public transportation or a taxi to get around the city. Please inform the tour operator if you’d like a private car included in the tour.

London: Beatles Magical Tour by Black Cab

10. London: Beatles Magical Tour by Black Cab

Climb aboard an iconic London cab for a "Ticket to Ride" the capital in the footsteps of the legendary Beatles. The 3-hour private drive will take you to the places where they worked, played, and performed. Although famously from Liverpool, the Fab Four spent much time in London, and you wlll take a trip down memory lane to the era of the swinging ‘60s. Music of the era will be played and sung while you tour, and your guide - who grew up during the period - will tell personal stories and share photos of the Fab Four. Visit Abbey Road, stopping to cross and photograph the famous zebra crossing. See the house where Paul wrote “I wanna hold your hand.” Learn where John and Yoko met. And see where they held a rooftop concert. Discover where Paul’s modern-day music office is. Hear stories of the friendships with other groups, such as the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Roy Orbison, and Eric Clapton. Listen to tales of legendary parties, and learn about the clothes, drugs, and attitudes of London’s Swinging Sixties.

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What people are saying about London

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 49 reviews

Very good tour especially to get your bearings on the city. Hits all the main historical attractions, our guide Thora was passionate and insightful, Great way to start trip in London

Really great tour, and the experience of having Stonehenge to a small group for a while is pretty amazing! Frank is a great guide, and very engaging

Mick was very informative and showed us interesting sites and gave us lots of interesting information.

Touched everything a Beatles fan would want to see.

Great insights, immaculate driving, very pleasant!